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  • The Port of València installs two new environmental quality and control cabins

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    Guaranteeing air quality in the facilities and areas near the Port of València is a priority objective of the Port Authority of Valencia. In fact, the Port of València has just installed two new environmental control booths which will analyze in real time the quality of the air, the noise ...
  • Lawmakers call on EPA to address Rockland County water contamination

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    News 12 Staff Mar 02, 2021, 8:19pm EST Updated on:Mar 02, 2021, 8:19pm EST Federal officials say about 300,000 people in Rockland County don’t have safe water to drink. News 12 was told that a number of Suez’s public wells were tested and that their PFOA levels exceed the state’s ...
  • IDEM welcomes new members to the Environmental Stewardship Program – WRBI Radio

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    Scott Hubbard, Executive Vice President, David Storie, Senior Safety Specialist, Julie Branaman, Environmental Health and Safety Manager, Greg Edwards, Vice President of Human Resources, Hannah McMahan, Environmental Specialist, and Masayuki Hirako, President. Madison, IN — The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) welcomes Arvin Sango, Inc. to the Environmental Stewardship ...
  • Earth & Water Law Nabs EPA’s Former Top Enforcement Atty

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    Law360 (March 1, 2021, 9:11 PM EST) — The Trump administration’s top enforcement official at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has joined Washington, DC-based firm Earth and Water Law, where she told Law360 Monday she’ll work with clients on policy issues, compliance matters and other projects. Susan Bodine joined Earth & ...
  • Calderys’ Zhangjiagang refractory plant wins Environmental Protection

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    China: The government of Jiangsu province has awarded an Environmental Protection certificate to Imerys subsidiary Calderys’ Zhangjiang refractory plant. The company said that the certification results from years of hard to enhance environmental efforts beyond national requirements. One example of the work is dust-proof partitioning around all dust-emitting equipment. Environment, ...
  • EPA abandons plan to appeal ruling protecting Redwood City salt ponds from

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    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday abandoned its appeal of a federal judge’s ruling last year that a sprawling collection of Redwood City salt ponds is protected from development under provisions of the Clean Water Act. The site’s owner, Cargill Inc., also appealed the ruling. In a statement on ...
  • Biden administration promises focus on environmental justice

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    When President Joe Biden made environmental protection a key element of his campaign, he promised to overhaul the federal office that investigates complaints from people in minority communities who believe they have been unfairly harmed by industrial pollution or waste disposal. Although the Environmental Protection Agency acknowledges that disadvantaged communities ...
  • Virtual Earth Day Festival Planned for April 22-24

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    Source: CEC The Community Environmental Council (CEC) is hosting #CelebrateClimateLeadership, a virtual Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival dedicated to inspiration, community building, and climate action. The FREE livestream event begins on Thursday, April 22 and runs until Saturday, April 24. It will be available to view at SBEarthDay.org. The virtual ...
  • EPA OKs selenium rule for Koocanusa | State & Regional

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    Selenium is a naturally occurring trace element necessary for good health in many organisms, including fish and humans, in minuscule amounts. However, it becomes hazardous in slightly higher amounts. State and federal studies over the past six years have shown the amounts flowing into Koocanusa and the Kootenai are harming ...
  • EPA OKs selenium rule while senator tries to revoke it | Local News

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    State and federal studies over the past six years have shown the amounts flowing into Koocanusa and the Kootenai are harming fish reproductive organs. Teck and other Canadian coal companies have announced plans for major expansions of their mining operations in the watershed. The DEQ, and now EPA, standards limit ...